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Veterans Affairs CIO Eyes Budget Increase

J. Nicholas Hoover | Information Week | February 21, 2012

While IT spending across most of the federal government would be flat next year under President Obama's budget released last week, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) would see a 6.9% increase, with much of the uptick going to improved electronic health records (EHRs).

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VIDEO: Former NASA CTO Chris Kemp On OpenStack

Sean Michael Kerner | InternetNews.com | November 5, 2012

Chris Kemp, the first CTO of IT at NASA, helped to lead an effort at the U.S. space agency to create a cloud compute platform. The original 9,000 lines of code, known as Nova, have become the cornerstone of the OpenStack cloud project. Read More »

Want to Build a Business? You Need an IT Ecosystem

Mark Thiele | GigaOM | February 4, 2012

Just thirty years ago, innovation in almost any category was measured in years, but today it’s measured in weeks or months. If you were to focus on information technology specifically you could even argue that change can occur in days — and that cycle will continue to accelerate.

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Welcome To Medicine Without Boundaries

Simon Schurr | Collaborative Medical Technology Corporation (CMTC) | July 1, 2013

Here at Collaborative Medical Technology Corporation (CMTC), we’ve been dedicated to one thing for the past decade: Developing the disruptive and innovative information technology solutions necessary to facilitate a sustainable global healthcare system. Read More »

What Does the Trump Presidency Imply for Healthcare and Healthcare IT?

Many organizations have asked me to comment on the impact of the Trump Presidency on Healthcare and Healthcare IT. I served the Bush administration for 4 years and the Obama administration for 6 years. I know that change in Washington happens incrementally. There is always an evolution, not a revolution, regardless of speechmaking hyperbole. What am I doing in Massachusetts? I’m staying the course, continuing my focus on social networking for healthcare, mobile, care management analytics, cloud, and security while leaving the strategic plan/budget as is...

What Is NASA Doing With Big Data Today?

Nick Skytland | open.nasa.gov | October 4, 2012

Our data is one of our most valuable assets, and its strategic importance in our research and science is huge. We are committed to making our data as accessible as possible, both for the benefit of our work and for the betterment of humankind through the innovation and creativity of the over seven billion other people on this planet who don’t work at NASA. Read More »

What On Earth Is OpenStack?

Graham Morrison | TechRadar | November 25, 2012

Explained: Your guide to the Linux of cloud computing
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What Took So Long? The First Open Source Private Cloud Software Arrives

Brian Proffitt | ReadWriteWeb | August 1, 2012

Rackspace has become the first vendor to deliver on the promise of true cloud-computing portability for businesses with Wednesday’s launch of the first commercial cloud service using OpenStack cloud technology. Read More »

What Would You Like Policy-Makers to Know About Computing? Brian Kernighan's Solution

Andy Oram | O'Reilly Radar | December 29, 2011

Computer programmers roll their eyes when they hear about anti-circumvention bans, SOPA, Pakistani disruption of the DNS to carry out censorship, and similar incursions of government officials into the domain that computer nerds claim as their own. One often hears technologists say, "If those policy-makers knew a thing or two about the Internet..." Well, renowned Unix researcher Brian W. Read More »

What's the Big Deal About Hadoop?

Todd R. Weiss | ComputerWorld | February 14, 2012

Hadoop is all the rage, it seems. With more than 150 enterprises of various sizes using it -- including major companies such as JP Morgan Chase, Google and Yahoo -- it may seem inevitable that the open-source Big Data management system will land in your shop, too. Read More »

Why Businesses Can’t Ignore The Growing Linux Trend

Seth Robinson | The VAR Guy | May 3, 2016

It used to be a clear sign of geekiness. People who were into Linux would rave about its benefits and flexibility…as long as you knew how to install your own OS, dig around for the hardware drivers you needed, and be a master of command-line instructions. For a world building technical literacy through more user-friendly front-end systems, Linux was a niche reserved for technology enthusiasts...

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Why Cloud-Based Public Health Solutions are a Good Option for Clinical Decision Support

Cloud computing is one of the most powerful technology deployment strategies in use today. In fact, the notion of cloud resources has become prominent in consumer computing with only a limited understanding of what it means or does (e.g., Apple iCloud and Google Cloud). In this article we will examine some of the key reasons to host public health clinical decision support (CDS) solutions in the cloud. In a recent national survey, 95% of respondents indicated that they were using some form of cloud computing in their environment...The first step is to to understand the difference between cloud computing and traditional computing.

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Why CoreOS Is A Game-Changer In The Data Center And Cloud

Eric Knorr | InfoWorld | November 10, 2014

Offering Linux as a service, CoreOS has become the preferred distro for Docker -- and may go a long way toward making data centers more cloudlike...

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Why Hospital Data Centers Are Moving to the Cloud

Meg Bryant | Healthcare DIVE | March 30, 2017

As hospital data center infrastructures age and resources shrink, IT leaders are increasingly looking to the cloud to meet their storage needs. Not only is it cheaper than investing in upgrades and replacements of existing hardware and software, but it can add a level of security, especially in disaster-prone areas. The trend has some wondering if hospitals will still have physical data centers in the future or whether they will go the way of the dinosaurs.

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Why the A.I. Euphoria Is Doomed to Fail

Evgeny Chereshnev | Venture Beat | September 17, 2016

Investors dropped $681 million into A.I.-centric startups in Silicon Valley last year. This year, the number will likely reach $1.2 billion. Five years ago, total A.I. investment spiked at roughly $150 million. This is how Silicon Valley works: When something new is hyped and seems to have investor trust, everybody jumps on the train without asking, “Where does this train go?”...

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